GEN In The News: Emily Roberts to Tell Girls “Express Yourself”

On April 6th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Emily Roberts to tell girls “Express Yourself” at We Are Girls Conference Originally published on Austin360.com by Nicole Villalpando on October 25, 2016.     Emily Roberts created her website The Guidance Girl and her book “Express…
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GEN In The News: How a Group of Frustrated Moms Built Girls Empowerment Network

On April 4th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
How a group of frustrated moms built Girls Empowerment Network Two decades later, GEN strengthens Texas girls through We Are Girls Conference, clubs, workshops and more. Originally published on mystatesman.com by Nicole Villalpando …
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Development Director Ami Kane Nominated for Austin Under 40 Award

On March 31st, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts, Development Intern   I had the opportunity to sit down with Ami Kane, Girls Empowerment Network’s Development Director and 2017 nominee for Austin Under 40 Awards in the…
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Girl Advocacy Day

On March 28th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts, GEN Development Intern   On March 13, Girls Empowerment Network held its first annual Girl Advocacy Day for girls aged 12-23. This event was held at the Texas…
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An Interview with Jada and Tracey about We Are Girls Houston

On March 28th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   Jada is attending We Are Girls Houston on April 29th. She and her mom, Tracey, spoke with us about their thoughts on being a girl, having GEN in…
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GEN in Houston: A Message for Girls from Rania Mankarious

On March 21st, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Rania Mankarious, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member   I was driving down the road. The song coming out of my back row was one I used to sing when…
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Reflections on the Women’s March on Austin

On March 14th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts   Although I wasn’t personally able to make it to the Women’s March on Austin, I wanted to find out about what some people had experienced through the…
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Girls Empowerment Network and Young Women’s Alliance Solidify Exclusive Nonprofit Partnership

On March 8th, 2017 by Elena Carey
For Immediate Release March 8, 2017   Contacts: GEN – Ami Kane // 512.808.4044, ext 105 // ami@girlsempowermentnetwork.org YWA – Lauren Adams // SeniorVP@youngwomensalliance.org   Girls Empowerment Network and Young Women’s Alliance Solidify…
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GEN in Houston: Marissa Marquez on How to See Other Women as Allies

On March 6th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Marissa Marquez, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member     Do you know Debbie Dimaio? How about Oprah Winfrey?   I am sure you have heard of Oprah, the world’s…
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Meet Our Spring 2017 GENterns!

On March 2nd, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
The Spring is in full effect as we are getting ready for our Girl Advocacy Day and We Are Girls Conference in Houston. Our Spring 2017 interns, or GENterns, have been working…
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